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2008-08-11 15:01:04

Vietnam's government says at least 82 people have been killed and nearly 40 others are missing following heavy rains and flooding in northern provinces. The flooding has swept away hundreds of homes and destroyed thousands of crops, the Vietnam News Agency reported Monday.

2006-08-20 01:08:40

HANOI (Reuters) - Flooding, landslides and lightning have killed 15 people and left one missing since Friday night in Vietnam, bringing the country's toll in a week of torrential rain to 42, reports said on Sunday.

2006-08-19 23:45:15

HANOI (Reuters) - Flooding, landslides and lightning have killed at least 13 people since Friday night in northern Vietnam, bringing the nationwide death toll in a week of torrential rain to 40, a government report said on Sunday.

2006-08-18 00:59:55

HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam ordered the evacuation of thousands of people on Friday in the central and northern regions to avoid flash floods and landslides triggered by prolonged rains that have killed at least 19 people.

2006-07-03 00:53:54

BEIJING (Reuters) - Storms in China have killed 36 people in recent days, as heavy summer rains continue to wreak havoc across the country, state media reported on Monday.

2005-12-16 03:28:08

HANOI (Reuters) - Flash floods triggered by prolonged rains in central Vietnam have killed at least 32 people in recent weeks and damaged rice crops, officials said on Friday.

2005-11-02 05:03:06

By Ho Binh Minh HANOI (Reuters) - At least 15 people died and a Filipino was missing in central Vietnam as a typhoon nearing the coast dumped heavy rains and triggered floods in a region where bad weather has killed nearly 30 people in the past two weeks.

2005-11-02 02:06:15

By Ho Binh Minh HANOI (Reuters) - At least 10 people drowned and a Filipino was missing in central Vietnam as a typhoon nearing the coast dumped heavy rains on a region where bad weather has killed nearly 30 people in the past two weeks.

2005-09-28 00:32:53

By Ho Binh Minh HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam issued flood warnings on Wednesday after Typhoon Damrey killed five people and shattered sections of the network of sea dykes protecting the country's second most important rice growing area.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.